Discover the new modern wonders of the world.
7,000 feet above sea level and nestled on a small hilltop between the Andean Mountain Range, the majestic city soars above the Urabamba Valley below. The Incan built structure has been deemed the “Lost Cities”, unknown until its relatively recent discovery in 1911. Archaeologists estimate that approximately 1200 people could have lived in the area, though many theorize it was most likely a retreat for Incan rulers. Due to its isolation from the rest of Peru, living in the area full time would require traveling great distances just to reach the nearest village.
Avoid the crowds and travel in style to this new modern wonder of the world.
Devised for people who appreciate the highest standards, our charming English speaking driver and guide will collect you from your hotel in one of our luxury vehicles and take you on a private tour of Machu Picchu.
We specialise in unique experiences and will happily tailor make your trip to be a truly 'once in a lifetime' experience.
New7Wonders of the World (2000–2007) was an initiative started in 2000 as a Millennium project to choose Wonders of the World from a selection of 200 existing monuments. The popularity poll was led by Canadian-Swiss Bernard Weber and organised by the New7Wonders Foundation based in Zurich, Switzerland, with winners announced on 7 July 2007 in Lisbon.
The winners were The Colosseum - Rome, Petra - Jordan, Pyramids of Giza - Egypt, Taj Mahal - India, The Great Wall of China - China, Chichen Itza - Mexico, Machu Picchu - Peru and The Christ the Redeemer Statue - Brazil.
HAND-PICKED LUXURY HOTELS:
Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, Machu Picchu
Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is the only hotel located adjacent to the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. It offers its guests exceptionally easy access from early morning to late afternoon, when most of the day visitors and buses have left. Sit out on a terrace and savour Peruvian cuisine based on produce grown on the Lodge’s own plot: this delightful hideaway is the perfect place to relax and unwind in the shadow of the Lost City.
Belmond Miraflores Park, Lima
Set in one of Lima’s most fashionable areas, the Belmond Miraflores Park takes you straight to the heart of all that's best about this great capital city.
Renowned for its beautiful garden location beside the Pacific Ocean, it has breathtaking views out to sea. This luxury hotel combines personalised service, exceptional dining and indulgent facilities to create the perfect base from which to explore. Colonial architecture, superb museums with Inca gold and Pre-Columbian antiquities, and glamorous shops, bars and restaurants are all just moments from the hotel.
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Please remember all our trips are interchangeable. Why not combine Peru Wonders with Peruvian Gastronomy?
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